Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for fraud.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by the presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Idris after he was found guilty of N7.2 billion fraud by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
According to report, the former Governor company, Slok Nigeria Limited, he used to defraud Abia State was forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Also, his aide, Jones Ude who was the Director Of Finance in the Abia State House was sentenced to five year jail term.
The presiding Judge, Idris described money laundering offence as crime against humanity.
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